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- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 53.99
For most of the history of film-making, music has played an integral role serving many functions - such as conveying emotion, heightening tension, and influencing interpretation and inferences about events and characters. More recently, with the enormous growth of the gaming industry and the Internet, a new role for music has emerged. However, all... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 34.99
This book discusses the role of the trickster figure in contemporary film against the cultural imperatives and social issues of modernity and postmodernity, and argues that cinematic tricksters always reflect psychological, economic and social change in society. It covers a range of films, from Charlie Chaplin?s classics such as Modern Times (1936)... more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 77.00
This book offers students a task-based introduction to Computer-Mediated Communication and the impact of the internet on social interaction. Aimed primarily at communication studies students, this book would also be useful as a sourcebook for students of media, sociology, psychology and English Language Studies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Inside Magazine Publishing is an engaging and practically-focused textbook exploring all aspects of the contemporary magazine industry. Editors David Stam and Andrew Scott present a detailed analysis of the key elements of the magazine business today with both a look back to the past and a projection of the future. The role of digital and new media... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 97.51
Deals with the process of conducting research in humanities, with reference to media and culture, from the planning stage, through the data gathering, to the analysis and interpretation of results. This book aims to show how the choice of research topic can be refined into a manageable research question and how the methodologies can be applied. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 139.00
After the ECC-Book on "E-conomy" this new report of the European Communication Council (ECC) analyses from various perspectives the profound societal and economical change of the media economy, initiated by digitalisation and networking. The report examines effects and new perspectives in the area of economy, society, and politics. more...
- Penguin Group Australia 2007; Not Available
In The Content Makers Margaret Simons explains the changes taking place in the Australian media. She analyses audiences, our major media organisations, the role of government ? and the implications of all of these for our society and our democracy. Her examination leads her to the conclusion that the challenges facing the content providers in the... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.00
Convergence has gained an enormous amount of attention in media studies within the last several years. It is used to describe the merging of formerly distinct functions, markets and fields of application, which has changed the way companies operate and consumers perceive and process media content. These transformations have not only led business practices... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95
What is the point of graphic design? Is it advertising or is it art? What purpose does it serve in our society and culture? Malcolm Barnard explores how meaning and identity are at the core of every graphic design project and argues that the role and function of graphic design is, and always has been, communication. Drawing on a range of theoretical... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2005; US$ 14.00
Politics and culture, culture and politics. They?ve never been normal in America, but today they?re weirder than ever. Millionaire populists like Bill O?Reilly and Michael Moore dominate a political scene spinning ever further from the real world; meanwhile, we look to bizarre experiments like ?Survivor? for our daily dose of reality. In this wonderfully... more...